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Quick Facts About Ottumwa

    The unemployment rate in Ottumwa is 6.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Ottumwa jobs have Decreased by 0.43 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Ottumwa's cost of living is 22.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Ottumwa's population is 24,624 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.56 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Ottumwa is $68,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.88%.
    Ottumwa public schools spend $12,041 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.6 students per teacher in Ottumwa.

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Drug & Theft

Ottumwa has a seemingly high rate of theft-related crimes as well as drug use which I'm sure correlates to the incidences of assault. For a community of 20-30,000, the... (Read More)



No Culture.....

ottumwa, Iowa has no diverse culture. It is not very open especially when it comes to branching out to new ideas of others culture...The idea of culture here is the pro... (Read More)



Ottumwa - Pros/Cons

Pros: 1. Extremely low cost of living and housing 2. Affordable place to live Cons: 1. High crime rate 2. Very poor school system 3. Economically depressed 4.... (Read More)



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